Some 200 people from cultural and tourism businesses, journalists and tourists boarded a bullet train in Yanji city that was bound for the breathtaking Changbai Mountains, marking the launch of a special high-speed rail service on Aug 27.
Bullet train trips to the Changbai Mountain Scenic Area in northeastern China's Jilin province are now possible after a new high-speed railway line opened on Friday.
The C1315/4 EMU train departed from Changchun Station on Oct 29, bound for Changbaishan Station, marking the start of trial operations of the Changbaishan-Dunhua section of the Shenyang-Jiamusi High-Speed Railway.
Changbai Mountain is located on the border between China and North Korea. Its west half belongs to China and the east half to North Korea.